Rockwall city council recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Rockwall city council recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

ROCKWALL, TX – October 20, 2020 — The Rockwall city council proclaimed the month of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the City of Rockwall during yesterday’s regular meeting. The council welcomed members of Women In Need, city and state officials, during the proclamation. WIN Executive Director Connie Pettitt spoke to the fact that […]

Rockwall city council proclaims Sept. 17-23 as U.S. Constitution Week

Rockwall city council proclaims Sept. 17-23 as U.S. Constitution Week

ROCKWALL, TX – September 22, 2020 — The Rockwall city council recognized Constitution Week with a proclamation during its regular meeting on Sept. 21. Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt proclaimed Sept. 17 – Sept. 23, 2020 as Constitution Week in the City of Rockwall. Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution Rockwall Chapter presented several […]

Rockwall City Council sets lowest tax rate in 15 years

Rockwall City Council sets lowest tax rate in 15 years

ROCKWALL, TX (September 22, 2020) At their meeting Monday night, September 21, the Rockwall City Council voted to adopt a rate below the no new revenue rate (formerly known as the effective rate), which continues a seven-year trend to decrease the tax rate for Rockwall residents. The approved tax rate is 1.79 cents less than […]

Rockwall Outdoor Day Aug. 28

Rockwall Outdoor Day Aug. 28

ROCKWALL, TX – August 24, 2020 — Join Rockwall Parks & Recreation for an evening of fun and games outdoors on Friday, Aug. 28. Outdoor Day invites families to Phelps Lake from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for a night featuring outdoor games and activities that allow for safe social distancing: Giant Checkers Giant Cup […]

City leaders share message on passing of Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines

City leaders share message on passing of Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines

ROCKWALL, TX (August 3, 2020) “The City of Rockwall is saddened by the passing of Officer Tracy Gaines. He served our great nation in the United States Air Force and the Rockwall community as a member of the Rockwall Police Department. I have no doubt that his time as a School Resource Officer had a […]

Rockwall honors former mayor and longtime city leader

Rockwall honors former mayor and longtime city leader

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 10, 2020) The City of Rockwall flags at all facilities have been lowered today to half-staff as a sign of respect for the recent passing of former Mayor and longtime City leader, Scott Self. Mr. Self was elected to the Rockwall City Council in 1999 and then served as Mayor from […]

Back to Business: Rockwall communities shop local to help retail through COVID-19 pandemic

Back to Business: Rockwall communities shop local to help retail through COVID-19 pandemic

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 29, 2020) With the phased re-opening of the Texas economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many struggling local businesses are breathing a collective sigh of relief as they try to return to a new normal. Although area restaurants and small businesses are heavily impacted by COVID-19, many around the county are better […]

Rockwall approves public events, city’s Fourth of July festivities to continue as planned

Rockwall approves public events, city’s Fourth of July festivities to continue as planned

Fourth of July Festivities Set to Continue as Planned Rockwall, Texas – June 26, 2020 – The Rockwall City Council took action Friday in keeping with the Governor’s Executive Order GA-28 which states: For any outdoor gathering in excess of 100 people… the gathering is prohibited unless the mayor of the city in which the […]

Lineup for Concert by the Lake at Rockwall Harbor announced

Lineup for Concert by the Lake at Rockwall Harbor announced

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 8, 2020) The Concert by the Lake Music Series will return to The Harbor on June 18th! Come out to The Harbor Amphitheater to hear some awesome tunes from area bands from 7:30-9 p.m. every Thursday beginning June 18th. Check out the artist lineup for this summer’s schedule: June 18 – […]

Rockwall Mayor partners with county mayors on roll back property tax appraisals request to Gov. Abbott

Rockwall Mayor partners with county mayors on roll back property tax appraisals request to Gov. Abbott

Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt, in partnership with the mayors of several other cities in Rockwall County, has petitioned Governor Greg Abbott to put a freeze on property tax values for 2020. In concern for the numerous financial challenges residents have already experienced this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and the potential hard times still […]

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